Dr Tim Cheung

Lung and Sleep Physician
B.Pharm(Hons) MBBS FRACP

I have always been fascinated by our respiratory system, the way it efficiently and effortlessly performs a vital function that we often take for granted – breathing. As a doctor, I have seen how devastating it can be when this system fails. It is a desire to help alleviate the anxiety and distress caused by breathlessness that drove me to specialise in the field of pulmonary medicine.

My training began as a community pharmacist, providing education on the use of inhaler medications on a daily basis. After graduating from the University of Queensland School of Medicine with a Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement, I completed the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine in 2018. I went on to complete a Sleep Medicine Fellowship through Monash Health in 2019 and continue to hold a public appointment there, remaining active in clinical research.

My great love, other than family and medicine, is mountain biking. When I am not out on the trails locally or in beautiful country Victoria, you can usually find me tinkering on the bike in the garage.

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Conditions We TreatDr Tim Cheung

Asthma

Asthma is a lung condition that may affect you at any age. Asthma is caused by inflammation of the airways (tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs). Your airway can then become…

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